Spotlight at the DNC

Spotlight partnered with local and national poverty experts for events at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions this month. Read more about our DNC forum on July 26.

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Spotlight Webcast: Mee Moua, AAJC

Mee Moua, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), spoke with Spotlight about her organization’s framework for tackling the issues facing Asian Americans.

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Spotlight Webcast: Jacqueline Pata, NCAI

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is partnering with 11 organizations funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to form the America Healing Racial Equity Anchor Collaborative.

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Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is a non-partisan initiative that brings together diverse perspectives from the political, policy, advocacy and foundation communities to find genuine solutions to the economic hardship confronting millions of Americans.

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In the Spotlight

Spotlight Exclusives includes commentaries from policymakers, advocates, academics, and other contributors from all points on the political spectrum, as well as Out of the Spotlight blog posts from our team. New headlines on poverty and economic mobility are posted daily.

Spotlight on the States

State and local governments, community-based organizations and other non-profits play a significant role in implementing policies and programs to reduce poverty and promote opportunity.

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* Hover over a state to get a snapshot of poverty statistics in the state, then click or use the drop-down menu to access information and resources, news articles, and links to learn more about state efforts to reduce poverty.

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